Change Management

Bond University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Change Management

  • Host University

    Bond University

  • Location

    Gold Coast, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Management Science

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    Students must have successfully completed MGMT11-101 Organisational Behaviour or CORE11-002 Leadership and Team Dynamics or equivalent prior to undertaking MGMT13-311.

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4.5 - 6
  • Overview

    A ubiquitous challenge in organisational life is how to effectively initiate, implement and sustain desired change. Although organisations continue to expend staggering amounts of time and resources on change initiatives, the majority of such efforts do not achieve their intended outcomes. In this subject, students will explore the underlying reasons for these failures to examine the fundamental nature of change and the challenges that change agents at different organisational levels face as they plan and execute change. Since organisations consist of people, students begin with an examination of individual change to explore fundamental concepts before extending and expanding their scope to consider change at the organisational level. Students will have the opportunity to apply and test their understanding of change management principles through readings, case study discussions, exercises, role plays and individual and group projects.

    Learning Objectives
    1. Explain the forces that drive change in organisations.
    2. Describe the most common ways that organisations change.
    3. Explain and appreciate the various ways that individuals react to change and how to respond accordingly.
    4. Apply appropriate diagnostic tools, systems thinking and creative problem-solving to create effective change interventions.
    5. Create and assess a detailed plan to implement and sustain a change intervention.

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